West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals- Fall 2006 Term

Fall 2006 Term Opinion List

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September 2006 Term of Court Opinions
Date Filed Case No. Case Name
11/30/06 33195 SER Hamrick, Jr., M.D. v. Stucky, Judge
12/14/06 33195.Con SER Hamrick, Jr., M.D. v. Stucky, Judge (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
12/13/06 33195.Dis SER Hamrick, Jr., M.D. v. Stucky, Judge (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/30/06 33175 SER Taylor v. Nibert, Judge, et al
11/29/06 33174 SER Dickerson v. City of Logan, etc.
11/29/06 33173 SER Valley Radiology v. Gaughan, et al.
11/30/06 33172 SER Allstate Insurance v. Gaughan, Judge, et al.
11/17/06 33135 In Re: Skyelan H., Earl K., Mersadies K., & Cody K.
11/29/06 33133 In Re: Christina W., Sissy W., and Lisa W.
11/09/06 33104 Davis v. Mound View Health Care, Inc.
11/09/06 33104.Dis Davis v. Mound View Health Care, Inc. (Dissenting opinion by Davis, C.J.)
11/29/06 33098 Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Niggemyer (Order)
12/01/06 33095 SER WV Dept. of Transportation v. Cookman
12/01/06 33095.Con SER WV Dept. of Transportation v. Cookman
12/13/06 33095.Dis SER WV Dept. of Transportation v. Cookman
10/27/06 33093 Wolfe, et al. v. Alpizar 
11/30/06 33092 State of West Virginia v. Lanham
11/30/06 33086 In Re: Randy H., April G., Brittany T., and Megan H.
12/04/06 33081 Board of Ed. of Kanawha Co. v. WV Board of Ed.
12/04/06 33081.Dis Board of Ed. of Kanawha Co. v. WV Board of Ed. (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
12/04/06 33081.Dis Board of Ed. of Kanawha Co. v. WV Board of Ed. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
01/03/07 33081.Con Board of Ed. of Kanawha Co. v. WV Board of Ed. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
11/13/06 33079 In the Matter of: Adoption of Jamison Nicholas C.
11/16/06 33078 Kalany v. Campbell, etc.
11/30/06 33078.Con Kalany v. Campbell, etc. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/29/06 33075 State of West Virginia v. Daugherty, Sr.
11/16/06 33074 Giannini v. Firemen's Civil Service, et al.
11/29/06 33072 State of West Virginia v. Jones
11/14/06 33065 Gainer v. Gainer
11/09/06 33064 In Re: Petition of Blake A. Carter, A Minor, etc.
12/14/06 33064.Dis In Re: Petition of Blake A. Carter, A Minor, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
12/01/06 33063 Smith v. Smith
10/27/06 33055 State of West Virginia v. Tommy Y., Jr. 
12/04/06 33054 Davis v. Eagle Coal and Dock
11/16/06 33053 Savilla v. Speedway SuperAmerica
12/01/06 33053.Dis Savilla v. Speedway SuperAmerica (Dissenting opinion by Davis, C.J.)
12/27/06 33053.Con Savilla v. Speedway SuperAmerica (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
12/01/06 33052 State of West Virginia v. Doonan
12/01/060 33052.Dis State of West Virginia v. Doonan (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
11/21/06 33049 Tax Commissioner of WV v. MBNA America Bank
01/2/07 33049.Dis Tax Commissioner of WV v. MBNA America Bank (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
01/08/07 33049.Con Tax Commissioner of WV v. MBNA America Bank (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
11/29/06 33048 State of West Virginia v. Middleton
11/30/06 33048.Dis State of West Virginia v. Middleton (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/11/06 33048.Dis State of West Virginia v. Middleton (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
01/08/07 33048.Con State of West Virginia v. Middleton (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
11/15/06 33046 Copier Word Processing Supply v. Wesbanco
12/01/06 33046.Dis Copier Word Processing Supply v. Wesbanco (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
11/30/06 33046.Dis Copier Word Processing Supply v. Wesbanco (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/14/06 33045 Evans v. Evans
10/05/06 33044 Legg, Jr. v. Felinton, et al.
11/30/06 33043 Fitzgerald v. Fitzgerald
12/08/06 33043.Dis Fitzgerald v. Fitzgerald (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
01/04/07 33043.Con Fitzgerald v. Fitzgerald (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/30/06 33035 State of West Virginia v. Rush
12/04/06 33035.Dis State of West Virginia v. Rush (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
01/02/07 33035.Con State of West Virginia v. Rush (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/05/06 33034 Stateof West Virginia v. Saunders
10/05/06 33009 In Re: Jason S. and Jasmine B.
11/14/06 33007 Cogar v. Lafferty
11/16/06 33006 Elmore v. Triad Hospitals, et al.
11/16/06 33006.Con Elmore v. Triad Hospitals, et al. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
12/14/06 33006.Con Elmore v. Triad Hospitals, et al. (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/30/06 33005 Katherine B. T. v. Jackson, Judge of the Family Ct.
12/04/06 33005.Dis Katherine B. T. v. Jackson, Judge of the Family Ct. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
12/01/06 33004 Ryan v. Ryan
10/27/06 33001 Ryan v. Clonch Industries, et al.
12/15/06 33001.Dis Ryan v. Clonch Industries, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/15/06 32983 State ex rel. McLaurin v. McBride, Warden
10/05/06 32979 SER Insurance Commissioner v. Blue Cross, etc.
11/29/06 32978 State of West Virginia v. Johnson
11/30/06 32978.Con State of West Virginia v. Johnson (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/21/06 32977 Hatcher v. McBride, Warden
11/29/06 32976 SER McCabe v. Seifert, Warden
11/29/06 32976.Dis SER McCabe v. Seifert, Warden (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
11/09/06 32969 Sells v. Thomas, et al.
11/16/06 32968 Mikesinovich v. Reynolds Memorial Hospital
11/16/06 32961 State of West Virginia v. Finley
12/01/06 32961.Con State of West Virginia v. Finley (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Davis, C.J.)
12/04/06 32961.Dis State of West Virginia v. Finley (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
01/2/07 32961.Con State of West Virginia v. Finley (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/27/06 32960 Sedgmer, Jr., et al. v. McElroy Coal Co, et al.
12/12/06 32960.Dis Sedgmer, Jr., et al. v. McElroy Coal Co, et al.  (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
10/05/06 32865 Arneault v. Arneault
11/30/06 32865.Dis Arneault v. Arneault (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/04/06 32865.Dis Arneault v. Arneault (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
12/15/06 32865.Con Arneault v. Arneault (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/30/06 32861 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Coleman
11/29/06 32689 State of West Virginia v. Kendall
12/12/06 32689.Dis State of West Virginia v. Kendall
11/29/06 31279 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Albers